NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute said this week that CEO John Reed is leaving his post at the institute to become head of Roche Pharma Research and Early Development and to serve on the firm's corporate executive committee. Sanford-Burnham's current President, Kristiina Vuori, will take over Reed's responsibilities on an interim basis while the institute seeks his replacement.

After the management transition process is complete, Reed will continue to hold an adjunct professor spot with the institute.

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